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APHA is more than a professional association. We're a community. Our members work in every discipline of public health, in every U.S. state and in countries across the globe. And we're all united by a common goal: To create the healthiest nation in one generation.

Why should you join?

Exclusive benefits like a network of 25,000 peers who also are working to make a difference.

Special member savings on college tuition, professional certifications, insurance and more!

Read our Storify on why it's great to be an APHA member.

Why do you work in public health? Hear what APHA members had to say at the 2015 APHA Annual Meeting.

Join APHA, and help us create the healthiest nation in one generation. Together, we really can make a difference.

Questions? Need help? Contact APHA Membership Services at 202-777-2400 or membership.mail@apha.org. And check out our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Get the most out of your APHA membership with our video series on such topics as advancing your career, navigating the Annual Meeting, earning CE credits and advocating for public health.

MEMBER PERKAnd while you're browsing APHA.org, notice the Member Perk image that highlights some of the great benefits of APHA membership, including access to our award-winning publications, opportunities for professional development and discounts on continuing education opportunities.

Want to join or renew by mail? Print a membership application. (PDF)